Keri Casas

Author's details

Name: Keri Casas
Date registered: January 29, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Swing, Batter, Swing — April 13, 2016
  2. Coaching For Commitment — April 29, 2015
  3. How to Teach Commitment and Perseverance — July 1, 2014
  4. How to Build Confidence — December 10, 2013
  5. How to Manage Academics and Athletics — September 24, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. How to Coach the Bratty Athlete — 13 comments
  2. HOW TO SEPARATE SPORT AND FAMILY — 6 comments
  3. How to Coach the Natural Athlete — 5 comments
  4. How to Build Confidence — 5 comments
  5. How to Coach an Athlete Who Takes Private Lessons — 5 comments

Author's posts listings

Nov
01

How to be a Parent and a Coach

One of the most difficult tasks a parent can face is being their daughter’s coach.  Although it may seem like the perfect way to bond and build a strong relationship with your daughter, it can lead you into turmoil.  Don’t get me wrong, I believe it’s great for parents to volunteer their time for their …

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Oct
05

HOW TO TRAIN IN THE OFF SEASON

How to Train in the Off Season The off-season is extremely important for the development of female athletes.  Many parents allow their athletes to take a break from training when their season is over and this could hurt them in the long run. When athletes are in season, their main focus is on practice, tournaments, …

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Sep
28

How to Create a Strong Presence, Even if Your Team is the Bad News Bears

            Just because your team has a record of 0-14 doesn’t mean every other team has to think of you as the bad news bears.  You may not be coaching the best team around, but you can help them create an intimidating presence in their practice, pre-game warm-ups, between games, and on the field.  After …

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Sep
22

How to Teach Focus at a Young Age

            Many coaches tend to start seeing their first gray hairs while trying to maintain focus throughout practice or a game with female athletes.  As an adult, we sometimes forget how difficult it is for a young female athlete to stay focused for a 2 hour practice, listen to a 10 minute lecture, or even …

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Sep
02

HOW TO SEPARATE SPORT AND FAMILY

How to Separate Sport and Family   This may not be something every parent thinks about, but it is completely necessary to understand why and how a separate relationship for sports and home life is important to every female athlete.   Why Separate Sport and Family? As a parent, you want to be involved in …

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Aug
19

After Game Talk

How to Give the “After Game Talk” After years and years of witnessing, being apart of, and giving the “After Game Talk,” it is evident that it plays a HUGE role in team communication, confidence, and attitude. Many coaches fail to really understand the importance of this talk as they simply want to get their …

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Jun
22

How to Coach the Natural Athlete

How to Coach the Natural Athlete   The Natural Athlete is one that conquers most skills with ease.  They are able to perform actions more easily and quickly than some of their peers.  Even though we want female athletes to be mechanically sound, the natural athlete is able to “get the job done” her own …

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Jun
17

How to Coach the Bratty Athlete

How to Coach the Bratty Athlete   If you have never had an athlete on your team with attitude, you are one lucky coach.  The truth is though, every team has the bratty athlete; the girl with attitude, negative leadership, and lack of respect.  Now, it’s not necessarily your job to understand where the attitude …

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Jun
06

How to Coach the Scholar Athlete

How to Coach the Scholar Athlete   A scholar athlete is one that is very bright and excels in the classroom; seemingly a better student than athlete.  Many coaches struggle with the scholar athlete simply because they do not understand them.  They do not understand how they think and how they relay instruction to action.  …

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